|Marc Smith - Marc Smith|
Description Former Chief Social Scientist Microsoft
|Vinton G. Cerf - Vinton G. Cerf|
Description Vinton Gray "Vint" Cerf (born June 23, 1943) is an American computer scientist, who is recognized as one of "the fathers of the Internet", sharing this title with American computer scientist Bob Kahn. His contributions have been acknowledged and lauded, repeatedly, with honorary degrees and awards that include the National Medal of Technology, the Turing Award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and membership in the National Academy of Engineering.
|Tom Gruber - Tom Gruber|
Description Thomas Robert (Tom) Gruber (1959) is an American computer scientist, inventor, and entrepreneur with a focus on systems for knowledge sharing and collective intelligence. He did foundational work in ontology engineering and is well-known for his definition of ontologies in the context of Artificial Intelligence.
|Jun Murai - Jun Murai|
Description Jun Murai (村井 純 Murai Jun, born March 29, 1955 in Tokyo) is a Japanese computer scientist, known as "the father of Japan's Internet". A professor at Keio University, Murai is the founder of JUNET and president of WIDE Project. Murai graduated from Keio University in 1979 and received a Ph.D. from the same school in 1984.
|Yat Siu - Yat Siu|
Description Founder and CEO Outblaze
|Dave Evans - Dave Evans|
Description Chief Technologist Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group
|Hal R. Varian - Hal R. Varian|
Description Hal Ronald Varian (born March 18, 1947, in Wooster, Ohio) is an economist specializing in microeconomics and information economics. He is the Chief Economist at Google and he holds the title of emeritus professor at the University of California, Berkeley where he was founding dean of the School of Information. He has written two bestselling textbooks Intermediate Microeconomics, an undergraduate microeconomics text, and Microeconomic Analysis, an advanced text...
|Peter Leyden - Peter Leyden|
Description Co-Founder Next Agenda, Former Manageing Editor Wired
|Sourav Mukherjee - Sourav Mukherjee|
Description President and CEO Netscribes
|Christine Peterson - Christine Peterson|
Description Co-founder and Vice President Foresight Institute
|Rishab Aiyer Ghosh - Rishab Aiyer Ghosh|
Description Rishab Aiyer Ghosh (born 1975) is an Indian journalist, computer scientist and Open-source software advocate. An Open Source Initiative board member, he is Founding International and Managing Editor of peer-reviewed journal First Monday, and Programme Leader of Free/Libre and Open Source Software at UNU-MERIT. Ghosh has undertaken several studies on free software, which he terms "FLOSS" - an alternative term for free software which he is credited with coining...
|Dr. Kanodia - Dr. Kanodia|
Description Chairman and Founder Datamatics Group
|Robert Kahn - Robert Kahn|
Description Robert Elliot Kahn (born December 23, 1938) is an American Internet pioneer, engineer and computer scientist, who, along with Vinton G. Cerf, invented the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and the Internet Protocol (IP), the fundamental communication protocols at the heart of the Internet.
|Teruyasu Murakami - Teruyasu Murakami|
Description Chief Counsellor Nomura Research Institute
|Sudhakar Ram - Sudhakar Ram|
Description Chairman and Managing director Mastek
|Jaron Lanier - Jaron Lanier|
Description Jaron Zepel Lanier is an American computer scientist, best known for popularizing the term virtual reality (VR). A pioneer in the field of VR, Lanier and Thomas G. Zimmerman left Atari in 1985 to found VPL Research, Inc., the first company to sell VR goggles and gloves. In the late 1990s, Lanier worked on applications for Internet2, and in the 2000s, he was a visiting scholar at Silicon Graphics and various universities...
|Yochai Benkler - Yochai Benkler|
Description Yochai Benkler is an Israeli-American professor of Law and author. Since 2007, he has been the Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School. He is also a faculty co-director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.
|John Seely Brown - John Seely Brown|
Description John Seely Brown (also known as JSB) is a researcher who specializes in organizational studies with a particular bent towards the organizational implications of computer-supported activities.
|Ame Elliot - Ame Elliot|
Description Senior Human Factors Specialist, IDEO
|Munwar Shariff - Munwar Shariff|
Description CTO Cignex
|Yasu Taniwaki - Yasu Taniwaki|
Description Division Director ITC Strategy Global ICT Strategy Bureau, MIC
|Rahul Kanodia - Rahul Kanodia|
Description Vice Chairman and CEO Datamatics
|Mark Patrick Finnern - Mark Patrick Finnern|
Description Chief Community Evangelist SAP Labs, head Future Salon
|Brewster Kahle - Brewster Kahle|
Description Brewster Kahle, Digital Librarian and Founder of the Internet Archive, has been working to provide universal access to all knowledge for more than twenty-five years. Since the mid-1980s, Kahle has focused on developing technologies for information discovery and digital libraries. In 1989 Kahle invented the Internet's first publishing system, WAIS (Wide Area Information Server) system and in 1989, founded WAIS Inc., a pioneering electronic publishing company that was sold to America O...
|Charles Mok - Charles Mok|
Description Charles Peter Mok (Chinese: 莫乃光; pinyin: Mò Náiguāng; born 1964 in Hong Kong) is a Hong Kong based Internet entrepreneur and IT advocate. He founded HKNet in 1994, and contributed the company's expansion as a major IP telecommunications operator in Hong Kong before its acquisition by NTT Communications in 2000. He was a founding chairman of Internet Society, Hong Kong Chapter, and the ex-officio member and ex-president of the Hong Kong Information Technology Federation...
|Jeremy Godfrey - Jeremy Godfrey|
Description Hong Kong SAR Government Chief Information Officer
|Mitra Ardron - Mitra Ardron|
Description Consultant Mitra Technology Consulting
|John Hagel - John Hagel|
Description John Hagel or John Hagel III is an author and former consultant who specializes in the intersection of business strategy and information technology. In 2007, Hagel, along with John Seely Brown and Lang Davison, founded the Deloitte Center for Edge Innovation. Hagel is also involved with a number of other organizations, including the World Economic Forum, Innovation Exchange with John Seely Brown and Henry Chesbrough, the International Academy of Management, and the Aspen Institute...
|Izumi Aizu - Izumi Aizu|
Description Kumon Centrer, Tama University
|Shumpei Kumon - Shumpei Kumon|
Description Professor and director at Institute of Infosocionomics, Tama University
|Alok Pathak - Alok Pathak|
Description CEO Idhasoft
|Tim O' Reilly - Tim O' Reilly|
Description Tim O'Reilly (born June 6, 1954) is the founder of O'Reilly Media (formerly O'Reilly & Associates) and a supporter of the free software and open source movements.